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    DanChan
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    DanChan

    It should say ‘goddamned’ not ‘goddamn’. Come ON

    tiki god
    Admin

    Why would it say that? You make no sense DanChan

    LordOpie
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    “It should say ‘goddamned’ not ‘goddamn’. Come ON”

    — but you’re ok with the underlining -and- colon?

    WakkaWakka
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    WakkaWakka

    TikiGod, when it is used as an adverb, it is spelled goddamned, with the suffix -ed. It’s the same as saying ‘you are a retarded person.’ You wouldn’t say ‘you are a retard person’ unless you are goddamned illiterate.

    tiki god
    Admin

    ah, you see the problem there? Illiterate isn’t being used as a verb, it’s being used as a noun. Take out the ‘goddamn’ and it’ll be a little more clear

    OhhZee
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    OhhZee

    0wned.

    WakkaWakka
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    WakkaWakka

    TikiGod, it makes no difference. When the word in question (goddamn+suffix) is used as an adjective OR an adverb, i.e. when it modifies either a verb or a noun, it is spelled goddamned, with the suffix -ed.

    tiki god
    Admin

    You’re incorrect WakkaWakka. Goddamn and Goddamned can be used interchangably, and are often listed as synonyms of each other.

    See Free Dictionary
    or
    dict.die.net

    I think ultimately it comes down to how you were raised to use it. In my family I was always “The goddamn worthless piece of shit” or “That goddamn mistake we made”.

    Soylent.Hero
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    Soylent.Hero

    dis-Owned.

    LordOpie
    Member

    more like “Wiki God” 😀

    Caananite
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    Caananite

    The definition of “your” is incorrect. Of or relating to *yourself*, perhaps, but of or relating to “one or oneself” would be “one’s”. Second person possessive modifier versus first person possessive modifier.

    “Goddamn” is a colloquial contraction of “god-damned” (agent complexes are hyphenated -e.g. “government-mandated”). So is “goddamned”. They are therefore interchangeable.

    And “illiterate” is neither a verb nor a noun.

    It is an adjective.

    tiki god
    Admin

    Caananite You obviously wrote all that without the benefit of a dictionary. Read this:
    Illiterate (dictionary.com) or illiterate (Merriam-Webster)

    You’ll notice that it’s listed as a noun there.

    Caananite
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    Caananite
    deleted_user
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    I hate skool

    Puulaahi
    Member

    Still don’t get it. Wait, I do.